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Title Sweet Annie Hollow underpass under construction
Date August 4, 1936
Description Image of overpass construction at Sweet Annie Hollow. The image shows the wood falsework under the arch of the overpass, and two cut stone pieces lying on the ground. There are five men standing on the overpass. One man holds a large stone in place at the top of the arch, while another man adds mortar to cement it to the structure. The image was taken near Station 130 and milepost 138.5 in Section 1P of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken on August 4, 1936.
Location Location Name: Milepost 138
Parkway Milepost: 138.0
Latitude: 37.099268
Longitude: -80.124458
Creator Individual F.M.W.
Tags Floyd County (Va.)
Overpass construction
Photographs
Stonemasonry
Workers
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway